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Postpartum Depression Treatment

Postpartum depression is debilitating for thousands of new mothers America—ketamine infusion therapy offers hope to those who thought they had none.

Postpartum depression is a mood disorder that affects 1 in 7 women, after giving birth.  Postpartum depression represents a medical urgency and affects not only a the mother, but  also affects her relationship with her newborn infant, her partner, as well as the entire family.  Feelings of helplessness, despair, fatigue, and sadness can overwhelm a new mother, who is already sleep deprived and anxious with a new baby.

Ketamine infusion treatments can, unlike traditional treatments, provides immediate, temporary relief from the helplessness and sadness associated with postpartum depression.  Traditional treatments for postpartum depression include counseling support for the mother, antidepressants, light therapy, and omega 3 fatty acids.  None of these treatments are seem to be very effective; and none of these traditional treatments provide immediate relief.

Virginia Infusion Therapies provides Ketamine Infusions which have been shown to provide immediate relief in up to 70% of patients after only a single treatment.

Related Procedures

Ketamine Infusion Therapy has been shown to be extremely effective in treating several debilitating conditions including major depression, anxiety, PTSD, as well as many pain conditions such as fibromyalgia and migraine headaches.  Published research can be found in our resource section.

 

Major Depression

Up to 40% of patients who seek treatment for depression will not get better with standard antidepressants. Ketamine infusions is an alternative option which his been shown to effectively treat the symptoms of major depression in up to 70% of patients.

Suicidality

Thoughts of suicide is a medical and societal emergency. These thoughts are often characterized by crushing depression and feelings of anxiety and hopelessness. If you are have these thoughts right now, please call 911 for the suicide hotline.  If this is not an emergency, you can consider that Ketamine Infusion Therapy can immediately provide relief for at least some of the signs and symptoms of depression.

PTSD

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is a mental health condition that affects up to 8 percent of the population. Medications and talk therapy are helpful in assisting in coping skills but, do little in treating the underlying signs and symptoms of depression and anxiety.  Ketamine infusion therapy has been shown to provide immediate relief in many patients.

What Our Clients Are Saying

Virginia Ketamine Clinic & Infusion Center Reviews

I want to write and thank you for helping me.  I suffered with depression for years.  Antidepressant medications weren't very helpful and often gave me some pretty bad side effects.  Ketamine infusion therapy has helped me get my life back

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Our Virginia ketamine clinic and infusion center is happy to answer any questions you have, address your concerns, and point you in the direction of health and wellbeing. To contact us, just complete the brief form below and a member of our clinical team will reach out shortly.

Referral Program

If you've had an excellent experience with Virginia Infusion Therapies, then your friends and family members may benefit also. Let them know about our ketamine infusion center, and if they schedule an appointment, you'll receive $25 off your next visit.